Choctawhatchee Audubon events and programs for February 2012

January 20, 2012

Join the Audubon for birding education and field trips

The following are upcoming events and programs for the Choctawhatchee Audubon Society:

February 2: Monthly Meeting: The Choctawhatchee Audubon Society will offer a public program titled, “Shorebirds of the Florida Panhandle”, at its regular monthly meeting. Learn how to identify the various species seen on local beaches, hear fascinating details about their behaviors, and find out what’s being done to protect them. The program will be presented by Alan Knothe, who is the Northwest Florida Bird Conservation Coordinator for Audubon of Florida.

The meeting will be held in Room 140, Building D (Collegiate High School), of the Niceville Campus of Northwest Florida State College. Refreshments and socializing begin at 6:30 p.m., with the program at 7 p.m. The meeting is free and open to the public. For more information, call Walt Spence at (850) 678-3965.

February 18: Field Trip: Join noted local nature photographer, Walt Spence, for a birding and photography walk on the nature trails of the E. O. Wilson Biophilia Center at Nokuse Plantation near Freeport.

Meet at the Bluewater Bay Winn-Dixie at 7 a.m., at the Freeport City Hall at 7:30 a.m., or at the Biophilia Center at 8 a.m. For more information, call Walt at (850) 678-3965.